Uses of Ionizing Radiation (P2)

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  • Created on: 11-04-14 10:53

In the Home:

Smoke detecters contain an alpha source called Amercium 241

Alpha is detected by the smoke detecter. When there is smoke in the air it stops the alpha reaching the detector setting off the alarm. Alpha is the safest to use in the home.

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